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Updated October 13, 2018
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  • "Work/life balance seems comparable to other places I've worked - not worse" (in 2438 reviews)

  • "I have no work life balance issues" (in 507 reviews)

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  1. "Get out as much as you put in"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of interesting projects to work on. Lots of opportunities for career growth and to learn new things

    Cons

    You need to be able to prioritize your workload and work independently

    Advice to Management

    Ensure that processes and resources keep up with the increasing complexity and size of the company


  2. "Fulfillment Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fulfillment Associate in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Fulfillment Associate in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good wage, no dress code, free coffee,

    Cons

    long hours, same job can be boring,

    Advice to Management

    please be more professional, no favouritism, hand picked new starters for different off stow / indirect roles, no merit.

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Tough place"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Intelligence Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Business Intelligence Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Intelligent Colleagues,
    Learn alot
    High bar on recruitment and performance
    Good name on CV, Stay 2.5-3 years and then get out.

    Cons

    Experience completly dependent on manage

    Sometimes inhumane,
    Hard to move upward in org forcing people to leave the org instead


  4. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Very productive working environment
    - Great team work
    - Interesting and challenging projects to work on
    - Flexible working hours
    - Employees are well supported by management
    - Employee ideas are supported and encouraged

    Cons

    - Might need to do 24/7 on-call support rotation


  5. "investigations specialist"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investigations Specialist in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Investigations Specialist in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good work life balance. flexible working hours. nice working environment, fun activities during busy seasons, dress casual everyday.

    Cons

    low salary, work is repetitive and productivity is under supervised by a system at all time. limited break and lunch time during work, do not have too many chances to gain skills to achieve career development

    Advice to Management

    more training opportunities needs to be provided. managers should know more about the investigators daily work.


  6. "Challenging and rewarding"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Partner Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Partner Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Interesting work. Great people. Good pay. Growing firm.

    Cons

    Can be a stressful environment.


  7. "Brand Specialist"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Brand Specialist in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Brand Specialist in London, England (UK)
    Recommends

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Being owner of the startegy, implementation and results

    Cons

    Promotion process can take time and effort

  8. "Great place to work in UK corporate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Talented people, great workplace, opportunities to progress and to work across functions.

    Cons

    Tight processes often lessen opportunity to innovate.

    Advice to Management

    Think about fu


  9. Helpful (5)

    "Enjoyed my year so far!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Management Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Project Management Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast-paced
    No Bureaucracy
    Really follow the 'Get It Done' principle
    Supportive Team & Company

    Cons

    Hours can sometimes be long dependent on the project
    No set structure on processes - still being developed

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing. The reason such a big company can still operate successfully is because it runs as a start-up, and you can see that in every part of Amazon. Every Day is Day 1.


  10. "Executive Recruiting Research Associate"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Research Associate in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Varied and interesting search projects. Exposure to most senior leaders at Amazon. Trust from the team.

    Cons

    Workload can be heavy at times meaning long hours. Global searches often extend working hours due to time zone differences. Unclear progression structure.


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